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Forex — the foreign exchange (currency or FOREX, or FX) market is the biggest and the most liquid financial market in the world. It boasts a daily volume of more than $5.1 trillion (as of April 2016). Trading in this market involves buying and selling world currencies, taking profit from the exchange rates difference. FX trading can yield high profits but is also a very risky endeavor. Everyone can participate in foreign exchange trading via the Forex brokers.

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  • Fatma M from Egypt writes about ThinkMarkets:

    BEWARE THEY ARE NOT REGULARED BY FCA AND THEY WILL STEAL YOUR PROFITS

    I have traded with ThinkMarkets few months ago, and made some profits, then all of a sudden they cancelled 17,000 USD of my profits claiming that i have violated the TOS.

    I h...

  • Marty from USA writes about PaxForex:

    Falsely advertising intant orders when its actually market based. The deviation setting is only there to look at. On their website and other forex info sites they are instant execution. Lies!!! Lost my money on buy orders set on usd/cad for news even...

  • Alpari writes about Alpari:

    Hello, Peter! We have no any troubles with a withdrawal. Please specify your myAlpari number (send it please by email forum@alpari.org). Also send us your screenshots. We will solve this issue as soon as possible and provide you with the public answe...

  • Peter from Hungary writes about Alpari:

    I wanted to withdraw my funds ($2900) from my Alpari account, but they don't process my request more than 3 weeks ago. They just promise, that it will be processed, but no nothing happend until now. I have all of screenshots about their promises and ...

Forex Blog

EUR/USD Down for Third Day as US Treasury Yield Surges

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:38

EUR/USD fell today, declining for the third consecutive trading session. Market analysts explained the dollar's strength by the surging yield for 10-year US Treasuries, though bets on an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve in June were certainly helping the currency as well. US macroeconomic reports released today were...

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Apr 23 — Apr 27)

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 9:50

EUR/USD

Floor pivot points

3rd Sup2nd Sup1st SupPivot1st Res2nd Res3rd Res
1.2056 1.2153 1.2220 1.2317 1.2384 1.2481 1.2548

Woodie's pivot points

2nd Sup1st SupPivot1st Res2nd Res
1.2145 1.2205 1.2309 1.2369
...

EUR/USD Drops on Quiet Thursday

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:36

EUR/USD was falling during quiet trading today. The market lacked any major theme to drive currencies. Nevertheless, the currency pair was falling since the European session and continued to decline following the release of rather positive US data. Philadelphia Fed manufacturing index rose from 22.3 in March to 23.2 ...

Forex News

Euro Declines on Mixed Eurozone Markit Flash PMI Releases

Euro Declines on Mixed Eurozone Markit Flash PMI Releases

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:14

The euro today declined against the US dollar despite the release of mostly positive PMI data by Markit Economics from across the Eurozone. The single currency's decline was largely fueled by the resurgent demand for the greenback as trade tensions between China and the USA calmed down.

Japanese Yen Soft Despite Positive Manufacturing Report

Japanese Yen Soft Despite Positive Manufacturing Report

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 9:56

The Japanese yen fell against the US dollar today despite a positive report about Japan's manufacturing released by Markit during the trading session. The yen was also soft against other currencies, though managed to regain ground versus the euro.

Indonesian Rupiah Weakens on Fed Interest Rate Hike Bets

Indonesian Rupiah Weakens on Fed Interest Rate Hike Bets

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 9:43

The Indonesian rupiah fell along with most other Asian currencies against the US dollar today amid bets on an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve in the near future.

Commodity Blog

Gold Slumps 1%, Falls to Two-Week Low on Rising Yields

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:33

Gold futures shed more than 1% to start the trading week, falling to their lowest levels in two weeks. The decline in gold prices comes as US...

Commodities Technical Analysis, April 23rd — April 27th

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 9:58

The technical analysis, that includes the indicators’ data and major pivot points for WTI Oil, Gold, Silver and Copper as traded on spot market as of April 22nd, 2018:...

Bitcoin Makes Gains As Tax Day Passes

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:35

This week has seen Bitcoin post impressive gains, as the tax deadline in the USA passed. Some analysts have attributed the last two, difficult months,...

Forex Video Zone

Traders Lose Interest in Safe Haven Assets

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:17

Today, the US dollar is extending strength against its rival currencies in light of Fed forecasts for monetary policy. Last week, officials of the US Federal Reserve pointed out that the US economy is on a sound footing. For this reason, investors are betting on a rate hike at the next policy meeting. The US dollar index surpassed 90.50. Experts say that waning geopolitical risk encourages...

Bears Dominate European Trades

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:49

The US dollar continues rising today during the European session. The EUR/USD pair is trading at 2.5-week lows. The single European currency is trading at 1.2230, against the US dollar. However, the strength of the US dollar is not the only reason behind the pair's decline. On Thursday, at the meeting of finance ministers and central bankers in Washington, ECB President Mario Draghi expressed his worries over the American protectionism that poses a threat to the eurozone's...

Oil Prices Remain Buoyant

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:19

At the start of this trading week, oil prices are correcting their movements. The Baker Hughes report, released on Friday, put the Light Sweet Crude Oil under pressure. WTI Crude oil is trading slightly below the level of $68 per barrel. The geopolitical factors took a back seat while concerns over Crude Oil output in the United States intensified. The Shale Crude Oil lacks momentum on the back of the drilling...